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  1. Hudson River
    I was hoping someone could clear something up for me. I have used a float rig before but not one like this: Do you allow the float to slide up the leader to the hook or do you use a stop somewhere along the leader? Can't seem to find the info anywhere. Want to try some different rigs this...
  2. Buy - Sell - Trade
    Hi have two float tubes with fins both in perfect condition we used them once and than bought a boat $70.00 a peace or both for $130.00 OBO
  3. The Striper Forum
    Fished Plum Island for the first time a couple of nights ago with a fishfinder set up. First few casts the hook came back with crab. Guy next to me provided me a couple cigar floats to keep the bait off the bottom. A couple of question on bobbers with fishfinders 1. Any rule of thumb as to...
  4. Boating Beginners
    I am currently using a fishfinder rig. Some days it seems to work and other days the crabs eat up my bait like hotcakes. Some have suggested using a float or a balloon. Should I just add that to my setup or is there one particular rig that is simple and works well to keep my bait off the bottom...
  5. The Lounge
    Hope you will be up and at it soon........................................ So far it's looking to be a hell of a year and it's only going to get better! When your ready to fish, I got the first trip out behind the wheel for ya!
  6. Saltwater Tackle Shop
    Is there anythign wrong with using one of those float rigs were the float suspends the bait about 3 to 4 feet from the surfasce of the water? I feel like the bait would be more noticable to the fish than the traditional fish finder righ were the bait lies on the ocean floor. Plus, with a float...
  7. Freshwater Tackle Box
    ive been surfcasting for a while now and i use the usual 2-3 oz. weight on the fishfinder with a 2 foot leader with a 4/0 hook....lately i have been having bad luck fishing and im almost convinced that when my bait is on the bottom its harder for fish to find it or even pick it up....i bought a...
  8. Boat repair issues & Shop Maintenance
    WOW roc, 800 feet of anchor line? Under what circumstances would you use that much? Are you anchoring/bottom fishing in 300 feet of water?
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